Varadero beyond the beach
Varadero offer very wide variety of day-trips and excursions, a wide range of choices: ecotourism, scuba diving, snorkeling, sea fishing, birds watching and beautiful white long beach.


• Varadero things to do

There is a wide choice of options for the tourists throughout the day. From excursions in mini submarines to scuba diving in caverns and parachute jumps, dolphin shows, and a golf club that is among the best in the Caribbean. There are opportunities to take part in marine sports, horse riding and bicycle tours.


• SCUBA DIVING VARADERO
Free Scuba Diving lesson, at all hotels pools in Varadero.

Sol Club Coral
Located: Carretera Las Americas y K, Rpto, La Torre, Varadero.
Tel: 66 72 40

Puertosol Darsena
Located: Carretera Via Blanca km 31, Varadero.
Tel: 66 8060

Barracuda - international diving center
Located: 1ra.Ave.esq. & 59, Varadero.
Tel: 66 7072

Club Varadero

Located: Hotel Breezes, Varadero.
Tel: 66 6030

Marina Varadero - international diving center
Located: Carretera Las Morlas, km 21, Varadero.
Tel: 66 7755


• MARINAS & BOAT CRUISES

Marina Varadero - Gaviota
- Boats rental and catamaran excursion
- All day trip and Sunset Cruises
- Deep Sea Fishing
- Scuba Diving center
Located: et the end of the peninsula Varadero,
Carretera Las Morlas km 21
Tel: 66 7755

Jolly Roger Catamaran Cruises - Cubanacan Nautica
- All day trip and Sunset Cruises
Located: Marina Chapelin. Carretera Las Morlas km 12, Varadero
Tel: 66 8444

Jungle Tour - speed boats
Located: Motorised Marine Sports and Adventures, Varadero.
Tel: 66 8440

Puertosol Darsena Marina
- All day trip Cruises
Located: Carretera Via Blanca km 31, Varadero.
Tel: 66 8060

Aquaworld - Cudanacan Nautica
Located: Marina Chapelin, Carretera de Las Morlas km 12, Varadero.
Tel: 66 7550

Acua Puertosol - Puertosol Marina
Located: Ave. Kawana No. 201 e/ 2 & 3, Varadero.
Tel: 66 8063

Challenge Tours - Cubanacan Nautica
Located: Rio Canimar, Matanzas.
Tel.: 66 8000 & 25 3189



• OCEAN FISHING
Fishing is mainly practiced from the marinas Darsena, Chapelin and Gaviota.

Marina Chapelin
Located: Carretera de Las Morlas km 12. Varadero.
Tel: 66 7550

Varadero Marina - Gaviota
Located: Carretera Las Morlas km 21, Varadero.
Tel: 66 7755

Las Salinas
Located: Zapata Peninsula - 85 km from Varadero.
Bonefish fly fishing, bass and pampino

Laguna del Tesoro (Treasure Lagoon)
Located: Zapata Penninsula 80 km from Varadero.
Trout fishing with tackle, speed boats with guides.
Freshwater fishing of other species: including, carp, shad, Cuban and Mexican biajacas.

Amarillas
Located: Playa Giron, Zapata Penninsula 90 km from Varadero.
Located: close to the Treasure Lagoon (Laguna del Tesoro), Peninsula de Zapata
85 km from Varadero. There is opportunity to go bass fishing.
Tel: 4118 & 4110


• Tourist Bus will take you around Varadero

Parachute Jumps Cubasol Parachuting Centre
Located: Via Blanca km 139, Varadero.
Tel: 66 7256

Chapelin Ecological Reserve
Visitors Centre
Located: Carretera de Las Morlas Km 13, Varadero.
Tel. 613594

Dolphinarium Dolphin Shows.
Located: Autopista del Sur km 11, Varadero.
Tel: 66 8031

Varasub Semi Submarine
- To see under sea world. 
Reservations in the Tourism Office in each hotel. Varadero.
Tel: 613713 & 667027

Galeon
Located: Carretera de Las Morlas, Km 13, Varadero.
Tel: 66 8886

Josone Park

A theme park where family tourists amidst typical plants and animal life, where there are examples of national Cuban culture and a varied cuisine.
Located: 1a. Ave. esq. a 56, Varadero center.
Tel: 66 7228


• GOLF VARADERO

World-class golf course on a property formerly owned by Dupont family, The elegant clubhouse is the 1930's Dupont mansion known as Xanadu which overlooks the beach from an elevated coral outcropping. There is an excellent restaurant serving French-style food, an excellent wine cellar and a pleasant terrace bar as well as other facilities. Alongside the clubhouse is a large pro-shop, addie house, lockers and a bar. There are caddies and electric carts at hand.

Varadero golf course was designed by Canadian architect, Les Forbes. Both greens and fairways are irrigated, 18 holes have water hazards, and there are many sand traps along the fairways as well as near the greens.


Some holes border the beach giving the golfer a spectacular view of the sea. There are three putting greens, one pitching green, practice bunkers and two driving ranges. The Golf course covers a narrow 3 km strip located between hotels: "Breezes SuperClubs", "Tuxpan", "Bella Costa", "Melia Las Americas", "Melia Varadero","Sol Club Palmeras", and "Sol Club Sirenas" .


Bordering the golf course is the 5 star luxury Hotel Melia Las Americas which faces the beautiful Veradero beach on the other side, only minutes on foot from the club house. It has 218 standard rooms, 18 suites and 90 bungalows, various restaurants and bars, plus 5 swimming pools. Taken together the Varadero Golf Club and the Hotel Melia Las Americas make a first class golfing resort unsurpassed in the Caribbean.